Pacquiao vs. Mosley
By John F. McKenna (McJack): Former World Boxing Association (WBA) super welterweight Champion Shane Mosley (46-7-1-1NC, 39 KO’s) took his fight last May with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) very seriously and prior to their match thought that he had a pretty good chance to pull off an upset.
By Chris Williams: For what it’s worth, Manny Pacquiao’s May 7th mismatch against aging 39-year-old Shane Mosley brought in 1.3 million buys on pay per view, making it Pacquiao’s biggest PPV bout ever. This is the kind of blather that only hardcore boxing fans really care about, and even then, many of them are bored […]
By John F. McKenna (McJack): When Shane Mosley (46-7-1-1, 39 KO’s) fought Manny Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO’s) on May 7 everyone knew that his skills were diminished and that his career was on the downward slope. Everyone expected him however, to make a go of it and attempt to win the fight.
By Chris Williams: You got to really hand it to Floyd Mayweather Jr. When he does he fight, he seems to know how to get the maximum attention from boxing fans by choosing either the biggest names or the guys that are getting a lot of respect from fans at the moment. In this case, […]
By Joss Goosman: The morality of the Sports Boxing has always been criticized, looked down, was even on the brink of being abolished altogether in the past because the casual layman cannot grasp and comprehend the concept of pitting two men against each other with the sole and only purpose of trying to jeopardize the […]
By Chris Williams: Trainer Naazim Richardson is starting to take some heat from some boxing fans for not pulling the plug on his fighter 39-year-old Shane Mosley in his recent fight against Manny Pacquiao. With the news that surfaced today of Mosley wanting to have the fight stopped, some people in the sport are quick […]
By Joss Gooseman: To hear it from the man himself Showtime recently made public a video clip of an exchange between Sugar Shane Mosley and his trainer Nazeem Richardson during his fight with Manny Pacquiao. Mosley is clearly heard asking Richardson to stop the fight wherein which he was knocked down in the third round […]
By Michael Brady: The vast majority of the boxing world had written off Shane Mosley and every chance he had at overthrowing Manny Pacquiao two weeks ago, what the public took for granted however; was the fact that Shane hadn’t done this himself.
Mosley retiring?? Tune in tonight to watch Mosley’s first tv interview since his loss to Pacquiao tonight on “Lopez Tonight” at midnight on TBS
Shane Mosley retiring?? Tune in tonight to watch Shane Mosley’s first tv interview since his loss to Manny Pacquiao, tonight, May 17th on “Lopez Tonight” at midnight on TBS
By Chris Williams: Trainer Nazeem Richardson believes that a blueprint to beat Manny Pacquiao was created in his last fight against his fighter Shane Mosley. Although Pacquiao won the fight handily by a lopsided 12 round decision, he struggled with the movement of Mosley and seemed incapable of cutting off the ring properly to force […]
By Chris Williams: Teddy Atlas of ESPN2 doesn’t see what more that 39-year-old Shane Mosley can do with his career after his non-effort in his lopsided 12 round unanimous decision loss to Manny Pacquiao. Atlas feels that the lack of effort from Mosley will prevent him from getting a big payday in the future. He […]
By Dave Lahr: If only Manny Pacquiao didn’t get a bad case of the cramps, he would have surely knocked out 39-year-old Shane Mosley. This is one of many excuses for Pacquiao’s terrible fight with Mosley. This was supposed to be an exciting fight and Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach was talking long and hard, predicting […]
By Reni Valenzuela : After the bad game now comes the blame game. But the trouble with blame game is that you tend to get easily sidetracked and be on the wrong footing to assess a situation due to muddled analysis by some opinionated persons around.
By Chris Williams: The nearly 40-year-old Shane Mosley may have lost the fight to Manny Pacquiao last weekend, but he sure did a good job of exposing some painfully obvious flaws in Pacquiao’s game. Mosley, who isn’t really considered a great boxer, was able to fight defensively, making Pacquiao miss all night long and picking […]
By Dan Ambrose:Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes that when the final tally comes in by the end of this week, the Shane Mosley vs. Manny Pacquiao bout will bring in over 1.2 million pay per view buys. This would eclipse the 1.2 million PPV buys that Pacquiao’s last fight against Antonio Margarito brought in […]
By Babatis Banda: It is difficult not to think that something is amiss with the manner promoter Bob Arum has gone around picking opponents for WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, especially, when he makes a brazen statement that it is difficult to find a competitive fighter for Manny. Manny is a good fighter, but far […]
By Chris Williams: A third fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez drew a step closer on Tuesday when the 37-year-old Marquez agreed to Bob Arum’s offer to fight Pacquiao at a 144lb catchweight for $5 million plus an upside for the pay-per-view profits in a fight that will reportedly take place in November, […]
By Ryan Dunn: This past Saturday the world watched as Manny Pacquiao easily handled aging veteran and future Hall of Fame fighter Shane Mosley. I was never much of an advocate of this match because of how lackluster Shane had looked in his previous two fights. I’m a big believer in earning your shot against […]
By Dave Lahr: The great trainer Emanuel Steward saw Manny Pacquiao’s recent fight with Shane Mosley last weekend and came away from it thinking that Pacquiao is starting to lose his physical skills. It didn’t take a great trainer like Steward to point that out, though, because it’s painfully clear just by looking at Pacquiao […]
By Dallan O’Donnell: Freddie Roach, the trainer for Manny Pacquiao looks set to lay the ground rules over a possible third fight with Juan Manuel Marquez by telling Marquez he will have to fight at the welterweight limit of 147 pounds without the help of a catch weight.
By Dan Ambrose: WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) put in one of his poorer performances last Saturday night in beating a less than willing Shane Mosley (46-7-1, 39 KO’s) in a fight that brought out the boo birds that made their noise heard for much of the fight. The bad performance from […]
By Eric Thomas: In analyzing how Floyd Mayweather Jr. did against Shane Mosley in his one-sided 12 round decision win last year in May and comparing it to Manny Pacquiao’s victory last night in Las Vegas, I’ve come to the conclusion that Mayweather did a much better job against Mosley than Pacquiao. It’s not even […]
By Chris Williams: Well, it looks like the excuses are already starting to fly about Manny Pacquiao’s poor performance against Shane Mosley last Saturday night in Las Vegas. Nevada. From what I saw of the fight, Pacquiao just looked old and too heavy with the muscles he’s put on. But according to his strength and […]
By Dan Ambrose: Bob Arum, Manny Pacquiao’s promoter, says that it’s hard to find competitive opponents for Pacquiao to fight after he easily beat 39-year-old Shane Mosley (46-7-1, 39 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision in front of 16,000 fans at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Many of the fans weren’t happy with […]
By Jason Kim: World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38 KO’s) is pleased that he got the win over Shane Mosley (46-7-1, 39 KO’s) last Saturday night, but Pacquiao isn’t happy that many boxing fans were booing the fight and weren’t pleased with the lack of action in the 12 round bout. […]